What does Livia mean?
Usually used as a short form of Olivia. Historically, the olive tree represented peace and harmony. The name also derives from the ancient Roman family name Livius, which either derives from Latin "lividus" meaning "blue", or "liveo" meaning "envy". Titus Livius, also known as Livy, was a Roman historian. Literary: name of a character from "Finnegan's Wake".
How popular is Livia?
Livia is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2752 out of 4276, Top 64%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#107038 out of 150436, Top 71%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Livia for girls. Livia entered the list in 2004 and reached its highest position of #666 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Livia and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Livia (#666 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000 are Olivia (#2 a year ago), Alivia (#214), Liv (#780), Alyvia (#922) and Olevia. Other variants, like Oliva, are seldom used. These relations of Livia were popular as baby names presently (average #597). Livia, Olivia and Alivia are three of the more trendy birth names in this list, and there is also a rekindling in birth name usage for Olivia.
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Livia▲ is alike in pronunciation to Lovey. Other recommended similar baby names are Aisia, Cilia, Davia, Evia, Filia, Gilia, Ginia, Gioia, Jinia, Jioia, Kevia, Kicia, Kiria, Lalia, Latia, Lavina▼, Lavra, Lecia, Leia▲, Lelia▼, Lesia, Levina, Lexia, Lia▲, Liana▲, Liba, Licha, Licia, Lida▼, Lidia▼, Lidie, Lidija, Liesa, Ligia, Lila▲, Lili, Lilia, Lilian▲, Lilias, Lilie, Lilla▼, Lillia, Lina▼, Linea, Linna, Liora, Lirit, Lisa▼, Lisha, Lisia, Lita, Livana, Liya, Loria, Lovina, Lovisa, Lucia▲, Luvina, Lycia, Lydia▲, Lygia, Lyria, Nicia, Nidia, Nikia, Novia, Pavia, Silvia▼, Siria, Tavia, Vinia, Vitia, Vivia and Zilvia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Livia.